Robotic surgery

What is Robotic surgery?

Robotic surgery, computer-assisted surgery, and robotically-assisted surgery are terms for technological developments that use robotic systems to aid in surgical procedures. Robotically-assisted surgery was developed to overcome the limitations of minimally-invasive surgery and to enhance the capabilities of surgeons performing open surgery.

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Why would surgeon say cancer of kidney may be in bad place to operate robotically. Also, would this be why I have had bad pain in...

doctor1 MD


Thanks for the query.

You would like to know why certain cancers of the kidney cannot be operated due to bad position.

Robotic surgery is...

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In 2007, I had prolapse repair surgery through the vagina using mesh and bladder sling. It lasted 6 months. In addition, the surgeon cut my ureter...

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Hi, as it is a recurance, of prolapse, and there will be stitches, and adhesions with the bladder and surrounding structures, it may not be...

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